ISBN-10:
0826515126
ISBN-13:
9780826515124
Pub. Date:
06/28/2006
Publisher:
Vanderbilt University Press
Cities and the Health of the Public / Edition 1

Cities and the Health of the Public / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780826515124
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Publication date: 06/28/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 364
Sales rank: 250,670
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Nicholas Freudenberg is Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Social Psychology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.


Sandro Galea is Associate Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health University of Michigan.


David Vlahov is Director of the Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Urban Health.

Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Part I INTRODUCTION

A Framework for the Study of Urban Health Sandro Galea, Nicholas
Freudenberg, David Vlahov

Changing Living Conditions; Changing Health: US Cities in the Last 50 years
Nicholas Freudenberg, Sandro Galea, David Vlahov

Part II. DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH IN CITIES

The Urban Social Environment and Health Adam Coutts, Ichiro Kawachi

The Urban Physical Environment and Health Susan Klitzman, Thomas D. Matte, Daniel E Kass

Food, Nutrition and the Health of Urban Populations Ming -Chin Yeh, David Katz

Access to Quality Health Care in U.S. Cities: Balancing Community Need and
Service System Survival Dennis Andrulis

Part III. LOCAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON CHANGING CITIES

Public Health in U.S. Cities: A Historical Perspective David Rosner

Cities, Suburbs, and Urban Sprawl: Their Impact on Health Howard Frumkin

Fifty Ways to Destroy a City: The Health Impact of Urban Destruction Mindy
Fullilove

A Developing World Perspective: Health, Water and Sanitation in Urban Areas of Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean Gordon McGranhan and
David Satterthwaite

Part IV. HEALTH OUTCOMES AND DETERMINANTS

Changing Patterns of Infectious Disease in U.S. Cities David Vlahov, Emily
Gibble

The Challenge of Urban Violence and Disasters Kenneth J. Ruggiero, Amy Van
Wynsberghe, Tomika Stevens, Dean G. Kilpatrick

Mental Health in the City Ezra Susser, Michaeline Bresnahan, Sandro Galea

Part V. NEXT STEPS: RESEARCH AND INTERVENTION

Methodologies for the Study of Urban Health: How Do We Best Assess How Cities
Affect Health? Sandro Galea, Amy Schulz

Health Promotion in the City: The Science and Politics of Intervention Nicholas
Freudenberg

Creating Healthy Cities: Where Do We Go from Here? David Vlahov, Sandro
Galea, Nicholas Freudenberg

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